The man kneeling beside you was eerily still. Something within you begin to panic, even before you noticed that you could see him a little better- as if light began to emanate from him. “If I hadn’t been taken in by that stupid detective, it could be me. She didn’t wait for me at all,” he growled. “I’ve been thinking of her all of these years, and she moved on, just like that! She didn’t even take a week.” The light got strong enough that you started to see his face, but it was wrong. It wasn’t just the angles you’d seen earlier. His teeth were too big, and his ears too pointed. It was hard to tell at first, but there seemed to be small horns growing out of his jaw below his ears. The eyes that were staring off above your shoulder were completely yellow with a single, small black pupil. You were so frozen in fear that when you tried to exhale you merely squeaked weakly.
The noise brought his attention back to you. Suddenly, hi